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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
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ISBN: 9780385349628
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $11.99

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $27.00

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780307943750
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $35.00

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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Revolutionary Summer
Revolutionary Summer
Written by Joseph J. Ellis, Read by Stefan Rudnicki
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307943767
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Revolutionary Summer
The Birth of American Independence
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Read by Stefan Rudnicki


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $17.50

A distinctive portrait of the crescendo moment in American history from the Pulitzer-winning American historian, Joseph Ellis.

The summer months of 1776 witnessed the most consequential events in the story of our country’s founding. While the thirteen colonies came together and agreed to secede from the British Empire, the British were...

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Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence
Written by Carl L. Becker
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307823724
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Declaration of Independence
A Study in the History of Political Ideas
Written by Carl L. Becker


Format: eBook, 316 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2013
Price: $13.99

The Declaration of Independence

Carl L. Becker's important study is an analysis of the concepts expressed in the Declaration. Here is a lucid explanation of what the Declaration really is, what views it sets forth, where those views arose, and how they have been accepted or modified by succeeding generations. A book... Read more >
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American War of Independence Commanders

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Richard Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $14.95

The commanders who led the opposing armies of the American War of Independence (1775–1783) came from remarkably different backgrounds. They included not only men from Britain and America, but from Germany, France and Spain as well. Some were from the great families of the "Old World," while others were frontiersmen or... Read more >
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Defiant Brides
Defiant Brides
Written by Nancy Rubin Stuart
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807001172
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Defiant Brides
The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married
Written by Nancy Rubin Stuart


Format: Hardcover, 264 pages
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $26.95

The story of two Revolutionary–era teenagers who defy their Loyalist families to marry radical patriots, Henry Knox and Benedict Arnold, and are forever changed
 
When Peggy Shippen, the celebrated blonde belle of Philadelphia, married American military hero Benedict Arnold in 1779, she anticipated a life of fame and fortune, but financial debts... Read more >
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Defiant Brides
The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married
Written by Nancy Rubin Stuart


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $26.95

The story of two Revolutionary–era teenagers who defy their Loyalist families to marry radical patriots, Henry Knox and Benedict Arnold, and are forever changed
 
When Peggy Shippen, the celebrated blonde belle of Philadelphia, married American military hero Benedict Arnold in 1779, she anticipated a life of fame and fortune, but financial debts... Read more >
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Framing a Legend
Framing a Legend
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616147297
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Framing a Legend
Exposing the Distorted History of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: Hardcover, 275 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $25.00

A penetrating critical perspective on the question of Thomas Jefferson's paternity that will make you rethink recent conventional wisdom.

It is accepted by most scholars that Jefferson had a lengthy affair with his slave Sally Hemings and fathered at least one of her children, a conclusion based on a 1998 DNA... Read more >
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Framing a Legend
Exposing the Distorted History of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings
Written by M. Andrew Holowchak


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $12.99

A penetrating critical perspective on the question of Thomas Jefferson's paternity that will make you rethink recent conventional wisdom.

It is accepted by most scholars that Jefferson had a lengthy affair with his slave Sally Hemings and fathered at least one of her children, a conclusion based on a 1998 DNA... Read more >
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Fallen Timbers 1794
The US Army's first victory
Written by John F. Winkler
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Following the defeat at Wabash, in 1792 the Washington administration created a new US Army to replace the one that had been destroyed. The man chosen to lead it was the famous Major-General “Mad” Anthony Wayne. Having trained his new force, Wayne set out in 1793 to subdue the Ohio Indians... Read more >
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American Loyalist Troops 1775-84

Written by Rene Chartrand
Illustrated by Gerry Embleton


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

To celebrate the 450th title in the Men-at-Arms series, this book examines in depth the units and the uniforms of a still-controversial army: the many thousands of American colonists who chose to fight for King George during the Revolution. In addition to the better-known corps from the Atlantic seaboard, the author also... Read more >
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Fallen Timbers 1794
Fallen Timbers 1794
Written by John F. Winkler, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780963754
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Fallen Timbers 1794
The US Army's First Victory
Written by John F. Winkler
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $21.95

After the formidable Ohio Indians destroyed the US Army at Wabash in 1791, the Washington administration created a new US Army to defeat them.  The famous Revolutionary War commander Major-General “Mad” Anthony Wayne organized and trained the new army, and then led it into the Ohio wilderness in 1794.  To defeat... Read more >
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Madison and Jefferson
Madison and Jefferson
Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979008
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Madison and Jefferson

Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 848 pages
On Sale: January 29, 2013
Price: $20.00

“[A] monumental dual biography . . . a distinguished work, combining deep research, a pleasing narrative style and an abundance of fresh insights, a rare combination.”—The Dallas Morning News
 
The third and fourth presidents have long been considered proper gentlemen, with Thomas Jefferson’s genius overshadowing James Madison’s judgment and common sense... Read more >
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Mr. President
Mr. President
Written by Ray Raphael
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ISBN: 9780307742384
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Mr. President
How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive
Written by Ray Raphael


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $16.00

The dramatic and penetrating story of the political maneuverings and personalities behind the creation of the office of the president, with ramifications that continue to this day.

For the first time, by focusing closely on the dynamic give-and-take at the Constitutional Convention, Ray Raphael reveals how politics and personalities cobbled together a...

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Trenton and Princeton 1776-77
Washington crosses the Delaware
Written by David Bonk
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Following the battle of White River and the fall of Forts Washington and Lee during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), George Washington withdrew his army, crossing the Delaware River to regroup. However, with morale at a critical low and the terms of enlistment of many of his troops set to expire... Read more >
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That's Not What They Meant!
Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America's Right Wing
Written by Michael Austin


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 9, 2012
Price: $12.99

This book examines dozens of books, articles, speeches, and radio broadcasts by such figures as Glenn Beck, Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, Larry Schweikart, and David Barton to expose the deep historical flaws in their use of America's founding history. In contrast to their misleading method of citing proof texts to serve... Read more >
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A Rope of Sand
A Rope of Sand
Written by Michael Kammen
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307827746
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A Rope of Sand

Written by Michael Kammen


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 3, 2012
Price: $12.99

During the twenty years before the American Revolution, thirty-seven men acted as paid agent or lobbyists for the American colonies in England. The most famous among them were Benjamin Franklin, who represented four different colonies and served for seventeen years as agenet for Pennsylvania, and Edmund Burke, who accepted the position... Read more >
New York 1776
The Continentals' first battle
Written by David Smith
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of the COntinentals' first battle of the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). General Sir William Howe's NewYork campaign gave the British their best chance of destroying the Continental Army and George Washington's resistance to colonial power. Having initially assembled his forces on Staten Island, Howe succeeded in dividing the Continentals, defeated... Read more >
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That's Not What They Meant!
That's Not What They Meant!
Written by Michael Austin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616146702
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That's Not What They Meant!
Reclaiming the Founding Fathers from America's Right Wing
Written by Michael Austin


Format: Trade Paperback, 253 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $19.00

This book examines dozens of books, articles, speeches, and radio broadcasts by such figures as Glenn Beck, Mark Levin, Sean Hannity, Larry Schweikart, and David Barton to expose the deep historical flaws in their use of America's founding history. In contrast to their misleading method of citing proof texts to serve... Read more >
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Thomas Jefferson's Creme Brulee
Thomas Jefferson's Creme Brulee
Written by Thomas J. Craughwell
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745782
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Thomas Jefferson's Creme Brulee
How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America
Written by Thomas J. Craughwell


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $19.95

This culinary biography recounts the 1784 deal that Thomas Jefferson struck with his slaves, James Hemings. The founding father was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring James along “for a particular purpose”— to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James’s cooperation, Jefferson would grant his freedom. 
 

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Thomas Jefferson's Creme Brulee
How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America
Written by Thomas J. Craughwell


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $19.95

This culinary biography recounts the 1784 deal that Thomas Jefferson struck with his slaves, James Hemings. The founding father was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring James along “for a particular purpose”— to master the art of French cooking. In exchange for James’s cooperation, Jefferson would grant his freedom. 
 

 
Thus... Read more >
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Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis
Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis
Written by Mark Lardas
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849087858
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Bonhomme Richard vs Serapis
Flamborough Head 1779
Written by Mark Lardas


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2012
Price: $18.95

The clash between the American Bonhomme Richard and the British HMS Serapis during the American Revolutionary War is perhaps the most famous single-ship duel in history. This epic battle between two very similar ships - and crews - off the coast of Britain in September 1779 created two naval heroes: in... Read more >
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Revolutionary Founders
Revolutionary Founders
Written by Ray Raphael, Edited by Alfred F. Young and Gary Nash
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307455994
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Revolutionary Founders
Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation
Written by Ray Raphael
Edited by Alfred F. Young and Gary Nash


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: April 17, 2012
Price: $16.95

In twenty-two original essays, leading historians reveal the radical impulses at the founding of the American Republic. Here is a fresh, new reading of the American Revolution that gives voice and recognition to a generation of radical thinkers and doers whose revolutionary ideals outstripped those of the “Founding Fathers.”
 
While the...

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Founding Gardeners
Founding Gardeners
Written by Andrea Wulf
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307390684
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Founding Gardeners
The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2012
Price: $18.95

For the Founding Fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions: a conjoined interest as deeply ingrained in their characters as the battle for liberty and a belief in the greatness of their new nation.
 
Founding Gardeners is an exploration of that obsession, telling the story of the revolutionary generation from...

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